Pakistan Accuses Indian Army of Capturing at U.N. Officers

Pakistan accused the Indian navy on Friday of taking pictures at a car carrying two officers from the United Nations Army Observer Group.

Daybreak quoted Pakistan Overseas Workplace spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri as claiming that Indian border forces engaged in “unprovoked firing” close to Kashmir at U.N. officers touring to satisfy victims of alleged Indian ceasefire violations. In line with Chaudhri, the taking pictures resulted in harm to the car, however the officers escaped unharmed.

“The reprehensible act of unprovoked firing India on the UNMOGIP officers is indicative of a brand new low within the conduct of Indian occupation troops,” Chaudhri mentioned.

Pakistan’s Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR) introduced on Twitter that Indian forces had “intentionally focused” a U.N. car containing two navy observers in a “new low” for the Indian military.

In line with the assertion:

Indian Military resorted to unprovoked fireplace in Chirikot Sector of #LOC. Indian troops intentionally focused a United Nations car with 2 Army Observers on board, enroute to work together with CFV victims in Polas Village in Chirikot Sector. It have to be famous that the UN automobiles are clearly recognisable even from lengthy distances resulting from their distinct make and kind and clearly seen markings. Whereas the car was broken, the 2 UNMOs fortunately remained unhurt. They have been safely rescued & evacuated Pakistan Military to Rawalakot.

Such unlawful and illegal acts towards all established worldwide norms, signify mal-intent of Indian Military to focus on not solely harmless civilians residing alongside the Line of Management however UN Peace Keepers as effectively. This act solely goes to indicate Indian Military’s full disregard to rules enshrined in [the] UN Constitution. It’s certainly a brand new low for Indian Military.

Indian officers denied the report.

“The studies rising from the Pakistan facet concerning assaults on UN automobiles are utterly false and factually incorrect,” an unnamed alleged navy supply instructed the Hindustan Instances. “There was no firing from the Indian facet on this sector on Friday. Since actions of UN automobiles are recognized prematurely, the query doesn’t come up of any such firing. The allegations are baseless.”

The allegations are the most recent instance of the continued tensions between India and Pakistan near the Line of Management, as the 2 sides proceed their bitter dispute over the territories of Jammu and Kashmir. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared this yr that his forces might defeat Pakistan in lower than every week if conflict finally broke out.

“Pakistan misplaced three wars to India up to now,” Nodi instructed a gaggle of navy officers in New Dehli. “India’s navy will want lower than seven days to make Pakistan chunk the mud.”

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